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Nov 11, 2012 11:30pm EST
house breakfast for vet advance. afterwards he and mrs. obama visited arlington section 60, dedicated to servicemen who died in iraq and afghanistan. they also shared private words with families of deceased servicemembers. the president noted to applause that this was the first veterans day since forces left iraq. an oversized american flag flying over domino's sugar refinery to commemorate veterans day. the pole had to be repaired after a storm knocked it down 25 years ago. >> today we're restoring that on veterans day, a 10 foot by 12-foot flag, which will rise up over the refinery and next to that iconic sign we'll have a flag over the harbor forever. >> the raising of the new flag is just one of the many ways the company is celebrating their 90th anniversary. the baltimore ravens along with the maryland food bank gathers food and funds for the hungry. hoping to exceed last year's total of $26,000, and more than 11,000 pounds of food to ensure a happy holiday season for families in need. every $1 donated supplies two meals. >> all the non-perishable food and the monetary donations
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm EST
honor those who keep us safe. and president obama visiting arlington national cemetery and laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns and the commander-in-chief paying tribute to the sacrifices for those who fought for our freedom that we all enjoy every day. another ceremony honoring veterans of the world war ii memorial in the nation's capital marking a special day to remember the fallen from a recent conflicts, the vietnam war. national correspondent steve centanni is live for us in washington. steve? >> hi, harris, at the vietnam memorial today, he said each soldier who served in vietnam includes himself, came home a changed person n a lesser ways, a visit to the vietnam memorial can also change a person, i was there today. everybody has a vietnam memorial on the list of places to visit when they come to washington and very few realize the emotional impact once they get here. the somber lines of people filing past the black granite walls, the names, 58,000 names carved in the wall, you can reach out and touch it and feel it and see your reflection in the shine i black surface,
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
katrina. president obama will visit the new york city area later on this week. >>> for the first time since the uprising started in syria, israel has been drawn into the fighting. israel fired warning shots across the border after a stray mortar from syria hit a military post in the golan heights. the military says no damage or injuries were reported inside israel but israeli official are threatening tougher retaliation for attacks continue. >>> how some people are pitching in to help victims of the superstorm recover by donating their vacation days. let's check in with tucker when we come back. ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ our city streets... ♪ skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> welcome back. because of veterans day or the rhett rains day holiday, metrorail is on a saturda
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am EST
earthquake rattled that nation, just a week before president obama is set to visit the 6.8 magnitude quake collapsed homes, bridges and mines and also damaged ancient buddhist temples. at least 12 people were feared dead. >>> in italy, the city known for its canals is scrambling to soap cope with severe flooding. after days of heavy rain, central venice is 70% under water. people waded through streets as it peaked five feet above normal. in tuscany, flooding and mud slides forced 200 people from their homes. >>> and a destructive brush fire is burning out of control in southern australia. the flames ripped through at least seven homes as well as a number of sheds and cars. and koala was among the animals that managed to survive the fire. a man found it in the field and stopped to give it water. >>> veterans day with president obama marking the actual commemoration yesterday. the 11th day of the 11th month of the year. he laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery, noting this is the first veterans day in a decade that u.s. troops are not fighting in iraq
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am PST
politically. >>> and president barack obama does not work to visit and see the damage from super storm sandy. the president will thank first responders who put their lives at risk and secretary of homeland security janet napolitano is working on things, 100,000 homes are still without power two weeks now after the storm hit. >>> it is veterans day and a lot of people still have the day off, it is light. >> it takes a little bit to have a few people. >> schools are out, so that will be a big difference. >> good call. i am glad pam mentioned that. let's look at what we have here with the east shore freeway. certainly people are out there, it is still good getting out to the bay bridge toll plaza and this whole thing where 250,000 plus commuters come every morning, well it is going to be okay for now. the morning commute looks good, 101 looks good on 280, -- 101 looks good and so does 280. >> we will have 30s and 40s, it is cold out there. 40s for many and a little puff of a breeze keeping temperatures up along with these higher clouds. this is a weak testimony, they are running in advanc
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
contractors to pick up the pace. president obama is scheduled to visit areas on thursday. >> the nation paused to pay tribute to the nation's war heroes. a special ceremony recognizing the sacrifice of those killed in conflict. this veteran's day marks the 30th anniversary of the dedication. 50th anniversary of the beginning of the vietnam war. >> names you know you reach back in time and connect with those who remain as young and vibrant as when you last saw them. and this memorial and visitor are one. no other monument i know of attains this level of intimacy. >> 418,000 americans were killed in world war ii. >> the veterans rising once again. the mojave desert cross was ordered removed on claims it was unconstitutional. >>> a local artist is honoring our nation's veterans with a stroke of a paint brush. takes old photographs and turns them into colorful pieces of art. >> this is the story of a portrait artist. >> she is a salvation army girl. a doughnut girl. >> you went over on c 54. and a veteran of the second world war. >> everybody was involved in world war ii. everybody wanted to get i
FOX Business
Nov 11, 2012 10:00pm EST
storm behind hurricane katrina seven years ago. president obama is scheduled to visit the new york area next thursday to see the recovery operation firsthand. the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and over again. and expecting different results. so how does this apply to obama's next four years in office? the green companies backed by your taxpayer dollars? they just grow and grow. many of them are hemorrhaging cash by the day. others have gone bankrupt altogether. our next guest is you can expect nothing but the same under this administration. a seor fellow joins us now. robert, always a pleasure to have you on the show. we assumed that it was safe to bet that the president would be doubling down on his green debt in his new administration. i hope he takes a different path. because we have seen solynda and beacon power and a123 systems. it has been extraordinarily costly. i think a better path if he is interested in green technology to reform the research and development efforts at the federal level. so that f there is some breakthrough to be had, the federal
Nov 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
. obama hosted a white house breakfast with veterans and visited section 60 of arlington cemetery, the burial ground for military personnel killed in the global war or terror. >> a senior u.s. military official says the author who had an affair with david petraeus sent a harassing female. peat trace quit his post went it was revealed he had an extramarital affair. details are becoming clearer tonight. here's a report. reporter: as a nation's top spy master, david petraeus must have known something about clandestine operations. why couldn't he keep his secret affair with his biographer, paula broad we were, undercover. it turned out their romance unrastled when a woman in florida received a strange and harassing e-mail from the author. kelly notified the fbi, began an information, worried the cia director's e-mail account had been compromised. what the bureau found was not compromised security but two people in a compromising position. described as, quote, human drama, including intimate exchanges between broad we were and petraeus. >> there had been rumors of an affair between him and
FOX Business
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
just moments. the. ♪ lou: president obama today announcing he plans to visit victims of hurricane center in new york next week. this, as patience is wearing thin in the most hard-hit areas in new jersey and new york where more than half a million homes and businesses remain still without power. eleven days after the hurricane struck. fox new senior correspondent rick leventhal has our report. oceanside, new york. >> thirty years gone. just like that. >> reporter: trash trucks finally reached the town of oceanside on new york's long island for the first time since sandy 11 days ago. residents are still in the dark. >> no response from anybody, sanitation. should he turned the electric off, but the electric on. no direction. >> reporter: across the region hundreds of thousands of customers are still without power, heat, or answers. one long island utility company said it was running out of supplies, which outraged new york's governor. >> you look at what a utility company does and it basically comes down to wire and polls and crews and trucks. these are things you would want to have
Nov 11, 2012 8:00pm PST
country of ours with distinction. >> that was president obama speaking at arlington national cemetery early today. th president was as visiting section 60. in honor of veteran state section 60 is the burial ground for military personnel who were killed in the global war on terror since 2001. >> thousands of people lined the streets of manhattan today for the newark city veterans day parade you are looking at video of the parade marching by in just one of the many celebrations that took place over the weekend across the country. this year, the united war veterans council, which organizes the parade, also made the of and a rally for victims of super storm sandy. volunteers collected winter coats. after 60 years, with world war ii coming to a close, harold han heuvelen, an army colonel composed eight symphonies about his experiences in the war and peace. >> a i am 93 years old and i'm a veteran of the world war two. and in 1945 i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana. at the new orleans air base at i was an instructor. the piece in europed already been the peace was declared and europe
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
visited libya last month and called several members of congress the week before he resigned to give them his assessments of the attack. >>> president obama plans to hold multiple meetings this week all dpeerd toward averting the so-called fiscal cliff. mr. obama hoping to build con consensus to avoid automatic tak increases and spending -- automatic tax increases and spending cuts. he will meet this week with labor and business leaders. >>> the veterans affairs secretary wants to not only reduce the number of homeless vets but cut it to zero. >> reporter: this is the first housing for homeless vets in san francisco in the past 12 years. today, was more of and informal opening. they're going to wait to have the grand opening later on but today they wanted to be able to commemorate the vets. this downtown building will soon be home to 75 disabled veterans. >> this gives them a safe place to be even if they're in a shelter or in emergency housing, they're very vulnerable to predators, they're vulnerable to you name it. >> reporter: the group partnered with federal, state agents and the
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am PST
... working together has never worked so well. >>> president obama will have a new leader in beijing. this man xi jinping is expected to take over the communist party on thursday. next march is he likely to be named china's new president. xi first visited the united states back in 1985, met with president obama earlier this year. western analyst regards xi as someone who wants to have good relations with the united states. >>> china's struggling economy is just one of the many challenges that's facing the country's next leader. while, some chinese have done well, but others are falling further behind because of inflation. imagine this. paying five times more for rent than you did four years ago. that's right. while cnn senior international correspondent stan grant has an inside look at what is happening. china's widening wealth gap. take a look. >> this is a little piece of home. they gather here to dance on street corners and come to the cities searching for a bit of life. for some china's booming economy has been music to their ears. for others the tune has turned more somber. life in a
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
president obama paid a veterans day visit to section 60. that's the burial site for military personnel killed in the war on terror that was launched after the 9/11 attacks. he says the nation is indebted to the sacrifices paid in all wars and by all veterans. >> today, a proud nation expresses our gratitude. but we do so mindful that no ceremony or parade, no hug or handshake, is enough to truly honor that service. >> president obama says over the next few years more than a million service members will transition back to civilian lives. he also points out it was the first veterans day in ten years that no americans served in iraq. >>> if you're looking for a job in new york, applebee's might be a waste of your time. area franchise owner says he may have to take drastic measures to avoid costs associated with obama care. alison kosik is in new york this morning. allison, he's not the first ceo to hint of firing employees or hiring freezes because of obama care. >> right. because according to employers like that, it's going to cost these businesses that much more, albeit with affects onl
Nov 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
announcer ] to learn more about the cold truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >>> now we head inside the white house. president obama is not holding any public events today but as he prepares to meet with congressional leaders, there is sure to be a great deal of discussion about general david petraeus and the upcoming deficit battle in congress. nbc's kristin welker joins us live from the north lawn. hey, kristin. >> hey, michael. >> look, you have spent the weekend talking to former aides and friends of petraeus. what insight have they given you into this rather seamy story? >> reporter: a couple things. first of all, i have spoken to two of his former aides and friends who say they have spoken to petraeus, and he is deeply remorseful about what he has done. one person who spoke with him by phone this weekend says that he knows that he, quote, screwed up. he knows that this is going to be a long road back with his family. he's hoping to heal his family but he also knows he essentially sacrificed what he refers to as the best job he could ever have. that's how general
Nov 12, 2012 1:00am PST
week, president obama will honor america's veterans with a wreath ceremony at arlington cemetery. midweek, he will hold his first news conference since the re-election in the east room of the white house. he will visit the new york area to tour the recovery efforts from superstorm sandy. and on friday, to end the week, he will meet right here at the white house with leaders from both the house and the senate, both democrats and republicans, to begin negotiations over the fiscal cliff. >>> i'm paul steinhauser at the cnn political desk. wednesday and thursday, gop governors meet in las vegas for the republican governor's association's annual get-together. among those attending are possible contenders for the next republican presidential nomination. next weekend, senator marco rubio, who may also have designs on the white house, headlines a gop event in iowa. >>> i'm poppy harlow. wall street will have all eyes on congress this week as lawmakers return from recess. the big issue, the fiscal cliff. will congress act or won't it? that is what wall street wants to know. also coming up
Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm EST
and in september of 2009, the first year the obamas were in the white house she called us back and said i found something really interesting. would you be interested in covering it? i found myself on a plane to birmingham, alabama, where i visited churches, spent time in the archives, tried to find out as much as i could about the first lady's great-grandfather who happened to be by racial and the story ran a month later on the front page of the new york times about the office's parents, millennia, the first lady's great great great grandmother who was the slave girl valued at $475 in 1852 and the first lady's great, great grandfather who was a white man whose identity was a mystery. the day after the article ran, an editor sent me an e-mail and said that was fascinating. a little snippet of the first lady's family tree. would you think of doing a book on the old thing and that is how i got started. >> we are glad you got started on the book because it opens up a lot of information about families across america and the interconnectedness of many families. what i like about your boo
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
arlington national cemetery, visited the tomb of the unknowns and delivered a powerful message on the part of the american people. >> obama: on this day, we thank all of our veterans from all of our wars. not just for your service to this country but for reminding us why america is and always will be the greatest nation on earth. >> bill: the president pointed out that for this veterans day 2012, for the first time, there are no american combat troops in iraq and that is another reason to celebrate this veterans day. in the next hour, joe cirincione from the ploughshares fund on pornography policy and terry o'neill, president of the national organization for women. two good reasons for staying right where you are. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> bill: hey, good morning everybody. what do you say? it is monday, november 12. veterans day 2012. good to see you today. welcome to the "full court press." coming to you live all the way across this great land of ours, north, south east, west, coast-to-coast, from our studio on capitol hill. here on current tv. bringing you the news of the day and taking
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